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55+ Housing Market Ends Fourth Quarter on Record-High

The single-family 55+ Housing Market Index (55+ HMI) jumped eight points to 67 in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). This is the highest reading since the inception of the index in 2008 (Figure 1). The NAHB produces two 55+ HMIs: one for the single-family market and another for multifamily condominiums. Each index… Read More ›

Remodeling Market Remains Positive in Fourth Quarter

The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index (RMI) dropped 4 points to 53 from the previous quarter, but remained above the breakeven point of 50, which indicates that more remodelers report activity is higher (compared to the prior quarter) than report activity is lower. Although the RMI declined, it is consistent with levels seen in the first… Read More ›